Sunday, October 9, 2011

How to partition for windows XP?

Windows XP is widely used in different areas for its stellar performance and improved compatibility. So how to partition Windows XP has also become more crucial.

About Windows XP
Windows XP is a line of operating systems produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and Professional desktops, laptops, and media centers. The name "XP" is short for "experience". Windows XP is the successor to both Windows 2000 Professional and Windows Me, and is the first consumer-oriented operating system produced by Microsoft to be built on the Windows NT kernel and architecture. Windows XP was first released on October 25, 2001, and over 400 million copies were in use in January 2006, according to an estimate in that month by an IDC analyst. It was succeeded by Windows Vista, which was released to volume license customers on November 8, 2006 and worldwide to the general public on January 30, 2007. Direct OEM and retail sales of Windows XP were ceased on June 30, 2008. Microsoft continued to sell XP through their Custom built PC (smaller OEMs who sell assembled computers) until January 31; 2009.XP may continue to be available as these sources run through their inventory or by purchasing Windows Vista Ultimate or Professional and then downgrading to Windows XP.

Windows XP is widely used in different areas.

Here is an easy, safe and fast solution for 64 bit Windows XP partition management.

Partition Windows XP with MiniTool Partition Manager
As the industry leading Partition Manager, Partition Wizard provides a safe, easy and fast way to resize Windows XP partitions.

First, launch the software and you will see its user interface.

Click Move/Resize and you will see the following.

Here we choose to resize partition O. From the picture above, we can see partition O is 80G, while partition C is less than 30G. At the same time, we find that this disk has a large amount of free space. With the increase of applications installed, it is necessary for us to enlarge the backup partition O and the system partition C.

Next, we will resize partition O with MiniTool Partition Manager. 

Enlarge partition O from 80 G to 150 G. Enlarge the whole partition by 60 G. Resize the system partition C and enlarge the partition C: 

Lastly, apply changes, after that you will see:

Now, partition O and C are resized just by a few simple steps. All these processes are carried out under Enhanced Data Protection Mode, so you never have to worry about any data loss. MiniTool Partition Manager will ensure you the safety of your data.

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